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TruFusion Fitness Studio Coming to Plaza Escuela in Downtown Walnut Creek


Plaza Escuela, Walnut Creek

The fitness studio TruFusion will be coming to downtown Walnut Creek in Plaza Escuela according to the latest leasing information. This is where Spirit Halloween and Sports Authority used to be so it’s quite large at over 15,000 sf.

From their website:

With over 65 different styles of classes, and up to 240 unlimited classes per week, TruFusion provides diverse and innovative styles to help you find your edge. Heated and non-heated classes include yoga, barre, Pilates, bootcamp, boxing, cycle, aerial, kettlebell, and battle ropes. With the fusion of heat up to 103 degrees and humidity up to 40%, your experience will be taken to another level. TruFusion classes allow our members to burn up to 800 calories in one class.

Restaurants

Panera Bread Closing Tomorrow at Plaza Escuela in Walnut Creek


Plaza Escuela, Walnut Creek

Thanks to everyone who emailed that Panera Bread is closing in Plaza Escuela in downtown Walnut Creek. Tomorrow will be their last day:

Our bakery-cafe at 1140 Locust Street in Walnut Creek will permanently close its doors at the end of the day on Tuesday, May 22nd.

Of course, you can still get your favorites at one of our nearby bakery-cafes. We hope to see you soon.

Restaurants

Poke Bar Signage goes up at Plaza Escuela in Downtown Walnut Creek


Plaza Escuela, Walnut Creek

Late last year we learned that Poke Bar would be coming to another downtown Walnut Creek spot, this time at Plaza Escuela, and their signage is now up.

From their website:

Our journey with fish began in 1989 when Yanagi Sushi was opened in the heart of Northridge, CA. Today it still stands after 26 years with a great following of regular patrons as well as a constant flow of new discoverers. With years of sushi experience under our belt, we found it was time to expand our horizons and experiment with what we know. We have been serving Poke since our early days and from its popularity. Based on our creativity, the idea for Poke Bar was incepted

Restaurants

Poke Bar coming to Plaza Escuela in Downtown Walnut Creek


Plaza Escuela, Walnut Creek

Get ready for another poke restaurant coming to Walnut Creek. According to the latest leasing information a restaurant called Poke Bar is planning to open where Inge’s Footwear used to be. Is this where the frozen yogurt place Red Mango used to be several years ago? Although it’s not clear exactly which Poke Bar will be opening, check out this menu from a Poke Bar which offer franchises. Stay tuned…

Shopping

Men’s Wearhouse to Include New Joseph Abboud Section with Separate Entrance


1101 Locust St, Walnut Creek

Men’s Wearhouse in Plaza Escuela in downtown Walnut Creek is planning on building a separate entrance on Locust St. to their new Joseph Abboud storefront according to a Design Review agenda scheduled next month. Check out this Fortune article from a couple of years ago to see how Men’s Wearhouse incorporated Joseph Abboud into their store.

Shopping

Spirit Halloween Opens in Plaza Escuela in Walnut Creek


Plaza Escuela, Walnut Creek

It’s still only August but Spirit Halloween has opened for the second year in a row in Plaza Escuela in downtown Walnut Creek. Click here for a 20% off single item coupon and get a head start on costume shopping. It’s fun to check out the displays and even though I was ready for it I got a shock surprise from some scary-looking puppet popping out at me.